The South African Police Service and Agri SA have joined forces to better fight farm attacks.
“The parties expressed commitment to work together and to mobilise other agricultural unions such as Transvaal Agricultural Union and others in ensuring an enhanced implementation of the National Rural Safety Strategy to create a crime-free environment conducive to the reduction of serious and violent crime such as farm attacks and stock theft,” the two organisations said in a joint statement released on Tuesday.
The police’s divisional commissioner of visible policing Lieutenant General MD Sempe met with the leadership of Agri SA on 28 July, the parties said.
The aim was to strengthen the working relations between the organisations and to address challenges emanating from the ongoing implementation of the revised National Rural Safety Strategy, according to the statement.
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